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Rougui Sow

Rougui Sow
Rougui  Sow

Hometown:
Le Havre, France

High School:
Lycee Porte Oceane

Event:
Horizontal Jumps

Year (I/O):
Jr./Jr.

01/28/2017

2017 Razorback Invitational

Photos from the 2017 Razorback Invitational (Jan. 27-28, 2017; Photos by Gunnar Rathbun)


2017 First-Team Outdoor All-American: Long Jump
2017 First-Team Indoor All-American: Long Jump
2017 SEC Bronze Medalist: Long Jump

2017
Indoors: Recorded one of the best long jump seasons in Gamecock history in her first collegiate campaign... collected three podiums during the regular season... finished second in her debut meet, jumping 20-7 1/4 at the Vanderbilt Invitational... placed second at the Tiger Paw Invitational, with an effort of 20-9... won the Tiger Tuneup with a jump of 20-11 1/4... jumped 20-11 1/4 again at the SEC Championship to finish fifth and score for the Gamecocks... earned first-team All-America status at the NCAA Championships, where her mark of 21-2 1/2 was a season best and good for sixth in the nation... that mark ranks third in Gamecock history... also ran the 60mH, with a season-best 8.41 at the Armory Invitational, where she placed seventh.
Outdoors: Continued her momentum from the indoor season and rewrote the Carolina record books in her first outdoor voyage... won the Weems Baskin Invitational, at 21-2 1/2... finished second at the Florida Relays, where she hit 20-9... set a new Carolina record at the Spec Towns Invitational, winning the meet with a jump of 22-0 3/4... that was the best mark in the world during the 2017 for a three-week stretch... followed her record jump with wins at the USC Open and Penn Relays... earned bronze at the SEC Championships with a leap of 21-11 1/2... was outside of the qualification zone heading into her final attempt at the NCAA East Regional, but she came through in the clutch, hitting 21-0 1/2 to finish eighth and book a trip to Eugene... finished sixth at the NCAA Championships with a mark of 21-2, earning first-team All-America honors for the second time in 2017... was also a major part of the 4x100m relay, including victories at the Weems Baskin Invitational, Spec Towns Invitational and Gamecock Invitational... helped the 4x1 qualify for the NCAA Championships with a 12th-place finish (44.51) at the NCAA East Regional... served as an alternate on the 4x1 team at the NCAA Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Lycée Porte Océane in Le Havre, France... represents the France national team in international competition... won the Mediterranean Championship with a jump of 21-7... finished seventh at the Junior World Championship... also ran the 60m hurdles.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Mouhamadou and Rokhaya Sow... chose Carolina because it's a great school, the team is very friendly and the coaches are very professional.

Indoor Personal Records
60m Hurdles
8.41 (2/3/17 Armory Invitational)
Long Jump
6.46m | 21-2 1/2 (3/10/17 NCAA Championship)
Outdoor Personal Records
100m Hurdles
13.47 (+2.7) (4/15/17 Gamecock Invitational)
Long Jump
6.72m | 22-0 3/4 (4/7/17 Spec Towns Invitational)
 

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